SharePoint 2010

Installing and Configuring Reporting Services for SharePoint 2010 in an existing Farm

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SQL

Tweet As you are well aware, SharePoint and SQL work very closely together and with each iteration of SharePoint and SQL, that integration gets tighter and tighter.  One of the main attractions to integrating  SharePoint with SQL Server Reporting Services, commonly referred to as SSRS  is to allow users to create, modify and publish reports from within SharePoint itself. Reporting Services (SSRS) provides some predefined content types that are used to manage various files, including the shared Report data source (.rsds) files, the Report Builder model (.smdl), and the Report Builder report...

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Installing SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010–Step by Step Guide

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint extends SharePoint 2010 and Excel Services out of the box capabilities  to provide you with the ability to add server-side processing for PowerPivot Excel Workbooks that are residing in SharePoint.  As I have been doing some PowerPivot installations for SharePoint 2010 in recent times, I thought it would be a good idea to prepare this step by step guide, helping my readers with the process of getting it up and running smoothly. In summary, PowerPivot allows you to store massive amounts of data which can then be displayed as a powerful...

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New SharePoint 2010 features aid in enterprise content management

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet SharePoint has come a long way since its infancy a decade ago. Over the last 10 years, it has undergone various changes that have helped to broaden the software’s usefulness and business value. In the latest version, SharePoint 2010, one of the major areas of improvement involved the collaboration platform’s enterprise content management (ECM) capabilities. As organizations deploy the platform and consider using it for ECM, there are a number of new SharePoint 2010 features their content management efforts can benefit from. Click on the following link continue reading my article...

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Facilitating social computing in SharePoint 2010

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet As Web 2.0 technologies spread, users should know that SharePoint 2010 has an array of social-computing features to enhance collaboration within a corporate setting. This tip will explain how to set up My Sites in SharePoint to give your users access to their colleagues’ activities, comments and more. SharePoint 2010’s My Sites are commonly referred to as “Facebook for the Enterprise.” They are a form of social computing made up of personal SharePoint site collections that provide each user in an organization the ability to efficiently store private and public...

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Making SharePoint More Secure

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010

Tweet   Learn how to ramp up features to keep SharePoint’s critical data safe by implementing both broad and fine-grained permission management techniques. To securely manage and maintain the content residing in your SharePoint sites, you have to invest some time into designing an effective security hierarchy. It’s all about ensuring that users can view only the content they have been granted access to. SharePoint gives systems administrators the necessary security methodology to implement both broad and fine-grained permissions. And, happily, security in SharePoint 2010 is managed...

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Using the Managed Metadata Service in your SharePoint 2010 Sites-Part 3

Posted by on Aug 4, 2010 in SharePoint 2010

Tweet We come to the conclusion of our 3 part series in configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010 and today is where all the hard work comes into play.  We shift our focus away from Central Administration and I will be providing you with examples on how we can utilise our managed metadata within our SharePoint sites. If you have happened to miss out on the first two articles in this series, click on the links below for some light catch up reading; Configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application in SharePoint 2010-Part 1 Configuring the Managed Metadata...

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